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  • The Wayward WebLog

    Artificial Content

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    Controversial Topic 1. Catchy Lead-In 2. Comical Description 3. Obscure Prose 4. Ironic Summation For those of you using the 'artificial content' blog post formula, try to keep away from anything materially related to work or projects you...
  • Rob Caron

    Visual Studio Team System End-to-End Scenario Video

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    As reported by Michael Swanson on his blog: “If you missed Tech·Ed 2004 (and even if you didn’t), you can now download a video of the general session that covered our new Visual Studio Team System.” This is the end-to-end...
  • Santomania

    Painless Sharepoint 2003 deployments (even when migrating from SPS 2001) ??

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    After reading Bill's woes with SPIN/SPOUT and the deployment in general, I figured he isn't the only one who needs to know this: There is an excellent deployment tool which assists both in migrations and deployments, and can take most of the pain out...
  • Powertoys WebLog

    devMetrics 1.0: Free C# Software Metrics

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    From Dan at anticipatingminds.... Anticipating Minds has a new Visual Studio .NET Add-in: devMetrics is a C# code analysis tool that gathers software metrics so that developers, leads and software managers can quickly identify potentially problematic...
  • Powertoys WebLog

    Free home edition of XMLSpy

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    I'll admit, until recently I've heard a number of internal people remark on how great a tool XMLSpy was. I've never personally used it, but it does seem to have a following. Anyway, they now have a free home edition that should tide you over until VS...
  • Code/Tea/Etc...

    Paul Vick discusses Nullable Types in the Whidbey release of Visual Basic

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    You may have been hearing a bit about nullable types in Whidbey (a feature in both VB and C#) but you should read this post by Paul to get an explanation of what they are, how they work and why they are useful... all from a VB point of view! The Truth...
  • Code/Tea/Etc...

    Early & Adopter fill you in on "Application Level Events"

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    The 3 Leaf guys, (well probably just one of them... but who knows which one), talk about "Application Level Events" in Whidbey Here's a code snippet to illustrate what they are talking about... something that I like to think of as "Global.asa" (I haven...
  • Santomania

    Headless Systems (?)

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    A recent MSDN article: Yes Virginia, Windows CE .NET Does Handle Headless Systems Is this really useful? Everyone knows that *real* problem is Headless Users...
  • scooblog by josh ledgard

    RE: Refactoring in Whidbey for VB.NET

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    Ouch. Now, I've spent a bunch of time in VB.NET. (Most of our VS test automation is written with it.) But this was too funny not to pass along. If you can't laugh at yourself, who can you laugh at? [Via { public virtual blog; } ] Via secretGeek ...
  • scooblog by josh ledgard

    More Feedback about Disclaimers

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    To make one thing clear. I do not believe that a disclaimer should be included with every post or comment, but I do think there are some things that could still be done with the blogs.msdn.com site (and recommendations for non blogs.msdn MS people) that...
  • Test Guide

    My boss is blogging

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    My boss, Adam Ulrich, has joined the blogging ranks. Go forth and read him posthaste ( http://blogs.msdn.com/adamu ) as he's a most interesting guy (how many people do you know who have spent ten years working in nuclear power plants?).
  • scooblog by josh ledgard

    And the Kipmanisms are now public

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    Alex Kipman has a blog now! Knowing Alex, I've filed this post under the "community wins" category because I know you guys should enjoy his musings. He is an incredibly bright guy who is great to work with and has been the brains behind MSBuild. Good...
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